I’ve been having a frivolous conversation on Facebook with my friend Sharn from Family History 4 U and Family Convictions and her overseas mates. The topic has been about Australian vernacular expressions and how they can be so easily misunderstood by non-Aussies. It finally occurred to me that I’d done a series of Aussie-isms in … More A winter excursion to the Top End?
While we were visiting Samarai in the Milne Bay District (PNG) a couple of months ago we saw the memorial which appears on Tropical Territory today. Apparently there was quite a lot of conflict over it when it was erected, and couldn’t be placed anywhere else so it was eventually placed on Samarai even though there … More Trove Tuesday: Christopher Robinson
The Darwin Festival finished on Sunday with a performance of Dirtsong. I’ve written about it over my Tropical Territory blog if you’d like to read about it. There’s no more Spiegeltent and no more twinkling lights in the trees. The food stalls with their delicious food have packed up and we’ll all be back to visiting the markets or … More August fun is drawing to a close
My Territory blog posts have been fairly popular and I’ve been intrigued by some of the 365 days of photography series. Michelle Goodrun from The Turning of Generations has started a new blog called Shutterbug Generations which inspired me to open a new blog for my photos of life and scenes around the Top End. … More Tropical Territory – new blog, new images